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4 Heavenly Summer Fire Pit Recipes

Now that we’re all counting the days until summer, it’s time to try some fun new summer fire pit recipes! The benefits of a custom fire pit are undeniable, from entertainment to increasing your home’s value. Who doesn’t love sharing a late night s’more with loved ones?! However, if you’re looking to switch things up, …

Must-Know Pool Safety Tips

We all know the classic rule: “don’t run by the pool”, but first time pool owners need to know more than that before they begin installation. Ensuring your family’s safety is always at the forefront of the York Companies team’s minds, but here are some key pool safety tips to protect you once our work …

3 Trending Pool Styles of 2022

This year has brought a lot of changes, but the luxury of having a backyard pool is permanent. Nothing beats hopping in your pool and relaxing in the sun in your own little slice of paradise, so why not make it a daily ritual?    Whether you opt for fiberglass or salt water, there are …

Trending Outdoor Kitchen Designs in 2022

We’re back with more trending home designs to inspire your next project! If you haven’t read our trending bathroom and kitchen designs blogs yet, remember to swing by those for more visual inspo.    There are many reasons that an outdoor kitchen is a good investment, from maximizing your time spent outside to potentially offering …

Top 3 Deck Building Mistakes to Avoid

A deck is a versatile space perfect for hosting, exercising, and simply soaking up the sunshine! Creating a personalized deck that fits your needs and aesthetic entails a whole lot of big decisions, but the York Companies’ deck building team is here to help! Here are some of the most common deck building mistakes we …

Is a Sunroom a Good Investment?

Sunrooms are a stunning addition to any home. They add extra space to your house and allow you to enjoy the sun without the hassle of heat, elements, or bugs! That being said, they are an investment. So, is a sunroom a good investment? Here’s what the pro team at York Companies has to say… …

Common Basement Remodel Mistakes to Avoid

A finished basement is one of the most common things we see on buyers’ “want” lists. Whether you’re looking to remodel your basement to increase your home’s value or for added living space, there are some things you should know before diving in. Here are the top basement remodel mistakes that the York Companies team …

Thoughtful Backyard Date Ideas

Staying in for Valentine’s Day is more than socially acceptable now! You can limit distractions and create a beautiful, intimate date night tailored to what your partner loves ❤️ If you need some inspiration, here are some backyard date ideas to try that are sure to set you up for an unforgettable night. Don’t forget …

2022’s Trending Bathroom Designs

This year is already flooding with stunning new bathroom designs! You spend more time in the bathroom than you think, so making it a sleek, well-lit, organized space to destress while getting ready or rinsing off after a long day will brighten up your day-to-day. Our bathroom remodeling experts have gone through some recent Pinterst …

Top 5 Pool Must Haves

A backyard pool is the key to making the most of summer in Kansas City. If you’re looking to install a pool, check out our blogs to learn more about types of pools, budgeting and much more. Whether you’re about to begin construction or are looking to add some finishing touches, here are 5 pool …

Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas

Staying in this Valentine’s Day? This doesn’t mean you can’t have a special evening or enjoy delicious food, you can and avoid restaurant waits and talking over a crowd! Spending quality time together in your newly renovated kitchen definitely won’t disappoint. P.S. If you’re looking to go all out for your partner, you could even …

2022’s Trending Kitchen Designs

A new year means new trends! A kitchen is the heart of a home — it’s where you spend time cooking, eating, and relaxing with loved ones most, so loving the space will elevate your day-to-day. Our kitchen remodeling team has dug through Pinterest to find some jaw-dropping new kitchen aesthetics. Here are some trending …

Bathroom Renovations That Add Value

Does your bathroom need a little refresh before you show it off to potential buyers? Bathrooms are more important than you think when it comes to selling your home; buyers typically look for a certain number of bathrooms, tubs, and so on. It should of course function properly, but adding a few new touches can …